Welcome Home

Housing for the Homeless


Welcome Home provides 15 units of scattered site apartment housing to persons with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis who are chronically homeless in the City of New Bedford. Participants may remain in Welcome Home apartments permanently with the goal to transition into independent living as they develop the necessary skills and support systems to be self-sufficient in the community. Supportive services are available to residents. Services include assistance with connecting to behavioral health treatment and obtaining employment, entitlements, and parenting, living and coping skills, as well as finding independent housing prior to discharge. These skills, services, and supports empower participants so they experience housing stability and an improved quality of life.


• Subsidized rental assistance
• Housing search and placement
• Comprehensive case management
• Residential substance use treatment access
• Outpatient substance use and mental health
treatment access
• Recovery coaching services
• Coordination of emergency and long-term
psychiatric care
• Referrals to community-based collateral
services, educational and vocational
development, medical care, domestic violence
support, and other forms of assistance
• Independent living skills training
• Crisis intervention services

5 Dover Street, Suite 202
New Bedford, MA 02740

5 Dover Street, Suite 207
New Bedford, MA 02740

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Admission Criteria

• 18 years of age or older
• Chronically homeless in the City of New Bedford
• Diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
• Must meet HUD’s income guidelines
• Willingness to authorize a CORI check
• Medically and psychologically stabilized

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